David Orgel

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Supermarket News

David Orgel is executive director, content, of Supermarket News (SN) and its website, SupermarketNews.com. Orgel delivers his opinions on industry trends through a column and blog in Supermarket News. He has previously held editorial positions with other publications covering the business of retailing, including those focused on membership warehouse clubs, outlet stores, and department and specialty stores. He is a board member of the industry’s anti-hunger organization Making Change and chair of the Editorial Committee of American Business Media.

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Sep 28, 2015

Why ‘middle’ is no longer a dirty word for supermarkets

The worst thing about conventional wisdom is it’s often mistaken for absolute truth. Case in point is the assumption that supermarkets are stuck in....More
Sep 01, 2015

Why supermarkets are only fair in health and wellness

Supermarkets are ringing up healthy sales in wellness, but a new industry survey shows supermarkets' efforts leave a lot to be desired — by their....More
Jul 29, 2015

Five reasons why nonfoods need a bigger stage

You don’t have to be in the food retail industry to know many supermarkets don’t consider nonfoods a core segment — but there are a number of reasons....More
Jun 29, 2015

Gen Y finally comes of age in retailers’ eyes

For years, Millennials were influential, but they weren’t moving the needle for supermarkets as much as hoped. Gen Y was on the radar, but not the....More
May 26, 2015

Food industry 2025 comes into view

It’s only 2015 but we can already see 10 years out. That’s the conclusion of Technomic in a new and convincing report on where things are headed....More
Apr 28, 2015

Five things retailers want from fresh food suppliers

SN just released the findings of its perishables state-of-the-industry survey, and the data will open some eyes....More
Mar 02, 2015

Playing offense with online shopping

There are lots of ways to approach online shopping, even if you’re just a one-store retailer, and you shouldn't let fear get in your way....More
Feb 02, 2015

Independents dig deeper for differentiation strategies

Timed to coincide with the NGA Show in Las Vegas, SN has unveiled two research pieces that shed light on how independents approach differentiation....More
Jan 05, 2015

SN takes deeper dive in 2015

A year ago, SN unveiled new content plans to keep pace with the fast-changing food distribution industry. For 2015 we’re taking an even deeper dive....More
Dec 15, 2014

Top 2014 searches targeted hot topics

What were readers searching for on SN’s website in 2014? They were seeking more information about companies in transition and trends and topics in....More
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